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Nephrology is a branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.
Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

Gun violence is least-researched and underfunded cause of death, study shows

Gun violence is least-researched and underfunded cause of death, study shows

Children's access to kidney transplantation is marred by racial disparities

Children's access to kidney transplantation is marred by racial disparities

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

Women with advanced kidney disease not receiving recommended breast or cervical cancer screening

Women with advanced kidney disease not receiving recommended breast or cervical cancer screening

Maternal smoking during pregnancy may affect children's kidney function

Maternal smoking during pregnancy may affect children's kidney function

Past episode of kidney damage linked to increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes

Past episode of kidney damage linked to increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes

Mount Sinai researchers laying groundwork to find effective treatment for Zika virus

Mount Sinai researchers laying groundwork to find effective treatment for Zika virus

Kidneys from older deceased organ donors can function for years after transplantation, study finds

Kidneys from older deceased organ donors can function for years after transplantation, study finds

Researchers explore kidney biomarkers to track lupus progression

Researchers explore kidney biomarkers to track lupus progression

Risks of dementia and Alzheimer's disease develop at high rates in older kidney transplant recipients

Risks of dementia and Alzheimer's disease develop at high rates in older kidney transplant recipients

Study provides insights into biology of protein implicated in kidney disease

Study provides insights into biology of protein implicated in kidney disease

Healthy dietary patterns may improve longevity in patients with chronic kidney disease

Healthy dietary patterns may improve longevity in patients with chronic kidney disease

Mount Sinai introduces first-ever Coursera course on HPV-associated oral and throat cancer

Mount Sinai introduces first-ever Coursera course on HPV-associated oral and throat cancer

Simple exercise program improves walking performance and quality of life in dialysis patients

Simple exercise program improves walking performance and quality of life in dialysis patients

MSHS introduces DigniCap scalp cooling system to reduce chemotherapy-induced hair loss

MSHS introduces DigniCap scalp cooling system to reduce chemotherapy-induced hair loss

MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

Experts use MRI scans to investigate heart function of kidney patients during dialysis treatment

Experts use MRI scans to investigate heart function of kidney patients during dialysis treatment

Iron deficiency: an interview with Dr Thierry Teil

Iron deficiency: an interview with Dr Thierry Teil

Research shows how machine-learning models can interpret echocardiographic images and enable HCM diagnosis

Research shows how machine-learning models can interpret echocardiographic images and enable HCM diagnosis